Laying the Foundation for Health System Transformation
Focus on Value in Health Care. 1 Skills and Methods— Alternative Payment Models . 3 Data and Information Systems—Resources for Value-Based Care Measures . 5 New Knowledge—Noted Publications. 5 Tips and Tricks—Saving and Exporting Data from M2. 6 Knowledge Sources. 9 In the Next Issue. 9
Recent directives in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) require the Military Health System (MHS) to reorganize its operational structure to continue to support both 1) the delivery of health care and 2) maintain the readiness mission. Implementation of value-based care programs for TRICARE provider reimbursement and within the MTFs, called for in the directives, is the focus of this article. The current industry approach to defining value is presented and broad categories of strategies used to achieve this value is outlined. Potential challenges to the MHS in implementing these value strategies are also explained. The readiness component will be addressed in a future issue of the newsletter
Date is from the cover, but this was actually published in Sept 2018.